Solumina Deployed by L-3 Platform Integration to Manage Maintenance, Repair
and Overhaul (MRO) Operations
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. -- November 20, 2013
iBASEt, the developer of the Solumina Product Lifecycle Execution software
suite, announced today that it successfully deployed its Solumina
Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software solution for L-3 Platform
Integration more quickly than any previous installation. L-3 Platform
Integration selected Solumina as its paperless shop floor control system to
continue an ongoing initiative to increase the efficiency of its existing
resources, while improving performance and quality objectives. Solumina’s
out-of-the-box capabilities will provide enhanced visibility and control of
the shop floor, while standardizing existing processes to promote a best
practices approach to L-3 Platform Integration’s maintenance, repair and
overhaul (MRO) and modification center.
Solumina’s robust offering will transform L-3 Platform Integration’s MRO
processes by providing real-time visibility of work in process on the shop
floor and concurrent problem resolution that extends into the supplier
network. Supervisors will also be able to analyze traceable data to address
and resolve bottlenecks and discrepancies quickly.
Additionally, Solumina will manage nonconformances, deliver work instructions
to the shop floor and synchronize L-3 Platform Integration’s enterprise data
The expected result is improved quality, greater efficiency and reduced cycle
Solumina integrates planning, technical publications, drawings, engineering
change orders and other documents into an electronic package that is available
to the mechanic with the click of a button. The system makes possible
significant cost savings and process improvements as the software is
implemented throughout the facility.
Solumina’s solution was selected competitively and was deployed at the Waco
integration center within six months of the project’s start.
“With the help of L-3 Platform Integration’s dedicated team, we were able to
implement Solumina quickly and efficiently,” said Michael Salehpour, iBASEt,
Vice President of Services. “Rapid implementations in under six months are a
result of our robust, out-of-the-box solution. We look forward to working with
L-3 on other projects and replicating this process.”
About L-3 Platform Integration (http://www2.l-3com.com/is/)
L-3 Platform Integration is a world-class systems integration organization
known internationally for its design, integration and flight science
engineering expertise. The company provides complex aircraft integration,
sustainment and modification services for military, commercial and OEM
About iBASEt (www.solumina.com)
iBASEt is a leading provider of software solutions to complex, highly
regulated industries like Aerospace and Defense, Medical Devices, Nuclear,
Industrial Equipment, Electronics and Shipbuilding. iBASEt’s Solumina software
streamlines and integrates Manufacturing Execution System and Manufacturing
Operations Management (MES/MOM), Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) and
Quality Management System (QMS) for operations and supplier management.
Solumina is implemented by industry leaders, including BAE Systems, General
Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Northrop Grumman, United Technologies and
United Space Alliance.
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